• Welcome from Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen...

    Thank you for visiting the Wisconsin Department of Justice. We exist to protect public safety and to serve the people of this great state. It is my honor, as your Attorney General, to stand alongside the outstanding men and women of law enforcement, and those who prosecute crime, as we carry out this mission.

    J.B. Van Hollen
  • “Fly Effect” Heroin Prevention Campaign Coming to Packers Radio

    AG Van Hollen urges Wisconsin football fans to stay tuned to Packers pregame radio as the “Fly Effect” Heroin prevention public awareness campaign expands to the Packers Radio Network.  Radio spots from the DOJ’s educational campaign will begin airing on radio stations statewide beginning on Sunday, Nov. 9, when the Packers host the Chicago Bears.

    AG J.B. Van Hollen Introduces the Fly Effect
  • Registration is Open for 2014 Public Records, Open Meetings Laws Seminars

    AG Van Hollen invites anyone who’s interested to register to attend upcoming DOJ seminars on the public records and open meetings laws.   Pre-registration is required, and early registration is recommended because space will be limited.

    Justice statue and attorney reading
  • Attorney General Van Hollen Introduces New Website Dedicated to Medical Forensics

    In April, AG Van Hollen announced a new DOJ website dedicated to facilitating training and technical assistance for professionals who practice medical forensics. Healthcare professionals are among the first to come to the aid of sexual assault victims.

    Medical Forensics Program
  • Detection Canine “Addie” Remembered for Contributions, Deeply Missed by MEG Unit

    AG Van Hollen, the DOJ and the Lake Winnebago Area Metropolitan Enforcement Group (MEG) Unit are mourning the loss of the Unit’s Drug Detection Canine “Addie,” who passed away Oct. 28, 2014, after serving the Unit for several years.  Due to Addie’s efforts, significant quantities of dangerous drugs were removed from the streets of the Fox Valley, making the community safer and stronger.

    Drug detection canine, Addie

News Releases

Fri, 10/31/2014 - 11:56
The Wisconsin Department of Justice -- Division of Criminal Investigation (DCI) and the Waupaca County Sheriff's Department Arrest Three Individuals in Drug Investigation
Thu, 10/30/2014 - 14:59
Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen Announces Election Integrity Efforts on Election Day
Thu, 10/30/2014 - 12:03
Drug Detection Canine "Addie" Remembered for Contributions to Lake Winnebago Area MEG Unit
Tue, 10/28/2014 - 15:16
Tue, 10/28/2014 - 13:50
Madison Man Bound Over for Trial on Burglary and Theft Charges
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